Robert Goot, AM (Member of the Order of Australia) SC – ECAJ (Executive Council of Australian Jewry) is a barrister practicing at the NSW bar and was appointed as Senior Counsel in 2000. He has held a number of leadership positions in the Jewish Community over the last 40 years, including:
- In 1988 he was awarded Membership of the Order of Australia for services to the Jewish Community.
- In 1994 he was awarded the Jewish Community Services: Communal Leadership Award and Outstanding Jew Award.
- On 26 November 2007 he was elected President of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry, the elected representative organization of the Australian Jewish community.
- On 26 January 2009 he was elected as a Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of the World Jewish Congress.
- In addition he is currently active as Hon. Life Member of NSW Jewish Board of Deputies (since 1986) and Life Patron and Trustee of Moriah College (since 1999).